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Study: Preschoolers Who Nap May Sleep Worse At Night

Young children that nap during the day may have a hard time sleeping at night, a new study finds.

02/18/2015

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Five Dead In Douglas County, Including The Gunman

She brought a red teddy bear and a rose for the growing memorial outside the home on Willow Creek Circle. While she prefers not to give her name, she does share how she learned about […]

WAOK-AM–02/08/2015

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Health: New Warning About Laundry Detergent Pods And Kids

They’re colorful little packets of laundry detergent: convenient, easy-to-use, but also enticing for children.

11/12/2014

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2015 Honda Odyssey Elite (Complete w/Central Vac.)

The 2015 Honda Odyssey Elite comes equipped with everything except a kitchen sink. As cliche as that may be, the list of standard equipment on the Odyssey Elite is so long that I just included […]

WAOK-AM–09/26/2014

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Doctor: Blue Light From Electronics Can Wreak Havoc On Children’s Sleep

The latest research shows that nighttime exposure to blue light – mainly from computers, smartphones, tablets and e-readers — is particularly harmful.

09/17/2014

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CDC: US Children Consume Too Much Salt

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 90 percent of children in the U.S. aged 6 -18 have too much salt in their diet.

09/15/2014

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ATLANTA UP CLOSE – 9/13/14

This weekend on “Atlanta Up Close” with me as your host, Erica Walker… A recap of the “Cultural Experience Project” celebration that took place on Wednesday at the Rialto Center for the Arts, observing 10 […]

WVEE-FM–09/12/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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Study Says Home-Packed Lunches Less Nutritious Than School-Made Meals

A new study finds that what parents pack from home is often much worse than what’s offered at school.

09/03/2014

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Study: It’s OK To Give Young Kids A Sip Of Your Beer

A young child sipping their parents’ alcoholic beverage is not an indicator of drinking problems later in life, say researchers.

08/28/2014

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